Alkaline Phosphatase Isoenzymes

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB741
  • Soft Test Code:
  • API
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 231
Included Tests

Alkaline Phosphatase; Bone Isoenzymes; Intestinal Isoenzymes; Liver Isoenzymes; Placental Isoenzymes


Clinical Significance

When the Total Alkaline Phosphatase activity is increased, the Isoenzymes are useful in determining the source of the increased activity


Specimen Collection & Preparation

Patient Preparation

Overnight fasting preferred


Specimen Requirements

2.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube

Alternate Specimen

2.0 mL Serum from Red Top Tube in Plastic Vials

TransportAndStorage

21 days Refrigerated
2 months Frozen

Collection Instructions

 

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Refer to Interpretive Results


Test Comments:

Fractionated


Methodology:
  • Agarose Electrophoresis (AE)

Clinical Significance

When the Total Alkaline Phosphatase activity is increased, the Isoenzymes are useful in determining the source of the increased activity


Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Quest - Chantilly to San Juan Capistrano
Days Performed
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Sendouts - Clinical
Turn Around Time

3 to 5 days


Coding & Compliance

CPT Coding

84075, 84080